Training

Gain the skills and qualifications you need to progress…

Whether you are looking to increase your confidence, learn a new skill or gain a qualification in a work-related area, the Employment Support and Training team can help find relevant training near you and in some circumstances may be able to assist with funding.

Having supported over 2000 residents with their training needs, our team has developed excellent partnerships with local colleges and training providers and have an extensive knowledge of the huge variety of courses out there. If there’s something you want to learn then let us know and we’ll help make your ambitions a reality.

Below is a selection of our current training opportunities, for more information please call the EST team on 0800 432 0570 or email estsupport@radian.co.uk

Current Training Courses

Cleaning Industry Skills 

Basingstoke
9.30am – 2.30pm
Starts 7th January for 6 days
Topics covered include; working in the cleaning industry, principals of cleaning work, health and safety and customer service.  You’ll also have the opportunity to achieve a level 1 laser qualification in cleaning.

Introduction to Construction: Multi – trades

Portsmouth – 2-Week course – date tbc
Course covers; Brick & Joinery, woodwork, plumbing, roofing, surveying/setting out, guttering, plastering, working from height, COSH

Introduction to Construction: Heavy Plant

Bordon – 2-Week Course – date tbc
Course covers; Groundworks (asphalt), excavation, electrical HEA, streetlights, block paving, road marking, spill kit

Introduction to Construction: Highways/Civil Engineering

Southampton – 2 week course – Starts 13th January 2020
Course covers; Signaller, Telehandler, Forward Tip Dumper, Ride on roller, 360 Excavator, Abrasive wheels, MEWPS

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Training 

Slough and Hillingdon – 3 day course – Runs every fortnight
Fully funded for 16-26 year olds

Computing for beginners

Hayling Island
9.30am – 2.30pm
8, 15, 22, 29 January
Includes – Learn to use the internet to job search, Microsoft Word, send, receive and forward emails, attach documents to emails

Employment Skills

Basingstoke
9am – 3.30pm
16th January for 5 days
This course will help you prepare for finding work and job interviews

Employment Skills

Southampton
11am – 1pm
21st January
This course will help you prepare for finding work and job interviews

Employment Skills

Bracknell
11am – 1pm
22nd April
This course will help you prepare for finding work and job interviews

 

 

 

Community English

Andover
9.30am – 12.30pm
Starts 10th January for 7 weeks
This course is an English course if English is not your first language

Community English

Eastleigh
1pm – 3.30pm
15th January
This course is an English course if English is not your first language

 

 

Emergency First Aid

Basingstoke
9am – 4pm
23rd January
This one day course covers emergency life saving techniques.

Food Safety and stock control

Basingstoke
9.30am-2.30pm
13th January
This course will help you when applying for jobs in the catering industry and give you some practical experience in food preparation.  It also covers how to undertake stock rotation and storing food correctly.

Food Safety

Basingstoke
9am-4pm
13th February 2020
This course will help you when applying for jobs in the catering industry and give you some practical experience in food preparation.

Hospitality Housekeeping Skills 

Basingstoke
9.30am – 2.30pm
7th, 8th, 9th and 10th January
This programme is designed to provide valuable skills and qualifications for employment in the hospitality and catering industry.

Health and Safety in Hospitality

Basingstoke
9.30pm – 2.30pm
Starts 20th January for 3 days
This course will provide you with understanding of health and safety requirements within a hotel environment.

Security Industry Skills

Basingstoke
9am – 3.30pm
Starts Monday 9th March 2020 for two weeks
As part of this course, you will have the chance to gain a wide range of employment skills alongside studying a qualification in door supervision and CCTV operatives.  This course is suitable for those wishing to work at pubs, festivals and shopping centres as security guards or CCTV operatives.

 

Confidence

Southampton
10am – 3.30pm
22nd January – 20th February
Every Wednesday and Thursday for 5 weeks

 

Training providers

Do you offer training and qualifications?

A large element of the work the Employment Support and Training team deliver is providing our residents with the opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and qualifications needed to boost their confidence and employability.  If you are a training provider then we would encourage you to contact us to tell us about the opportunities you offer.  We also work in partnership with professionals and organisations that facilitate and deliver bespoke training.

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